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The Nation is an English-language daily digital newspaper founded in 1971, published in Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of two English-language dailies in Bangkok, the other being the Bangkok Post . On June 28, 2019, it published its final broadsheet edition leaving only its online edition.
Nation Multimedia Group was founded on 1 July 1971 by a group of Thai journalists with the launch of The Voice of the Nation, an English language newspaper. It was later renamed The Nation with the motto "Thailand's Independent Newspaper". The company later expanded into Thai business newspaper publishing and television media, both of which are ...
The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, covering progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis. It was founded on July 6, 1865, as a successor to William Lloyd Garrison's The Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper that closed in 1865, after ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
According to its online competitor, Khaosod English, The Nation has a history of "reporting news from false and dubious sources." Prachatai English: Online only. An independent, non-profit, daily web newspaper established in June 2004 to provide reliable, relevant news to the Thai public during time of curbs on the independence of Thai news media.
managing director of Thai PBS is Thepchai Yong, a former editor of The Nation newspaper and News Director of iTV who in 2009 was awarded a Media Leadership Award by the US-based international media development NGO Internews. Political interference
"Website Censorship in Thailand – 2008–2011", Daily News and Views, 2Bangkok.com, 31 July 2010; Asian Media Barometer – Thailand 2010, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Thailand, ISBN 978-616-90646-1-9; Freedom Barometer Thailand 2011, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty
It is Thailand's second oldest newspaper. (The first newspaper published in Thailand was The Bangkok Recorder which began publishing in 1844, both in Thai and English.) Bangkok Post's daily circulation is 110,000, 80% distributed in Bangkok and the remainder nationwide. From July 2016 until mid–May 2018, the editor of the Post was Umesh Pandey.